Combine the wide diversity of that most basic of tools, the wedge, with reminiscences of kinder, gentler times spent at a tiny beachfront community, and you have a highly amusing slice of life in deepest New Jersey.
Enhanced with an array of original illustrations, you will learn about a stray piece of real estate simply known as “The Wedge”, a sunken sign, one of the oldest forms of writing, the eternal search for lima beans, and a man who used the wedge to establish complete authority on any subject. To order, go to Amazon
For some background about The Book of Wedges, please read this delightful article by Kevin Riordan for the Philadelphia Inquirer
March 13 - Lines On The Pines, Stockton University
April 23 - Art Fest at Whitehall, Middletown, DE
June 11 - South Jersey History Fair, Gloucester Township, NJ
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Unique & little-known history of one of the country's most historic regions
An eye-opening new volume of Delaware Valley history featuring hoagies, hats, highways, bridges, trains, historic trees, dinosaurs, and much, much, more. It's no wonder that the Delaware was chosen as the 2020 River of the Year!
A hefty 240 page, 8.5 x 11 format includes over 150 original illustrations, mostly in color. Order directly online from Amazon
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The story of the struggle between the most powerful nations of Europe for control of the rich resources of the Delaware River Valley, a struggle that began generations before William Penn arrived to implement his “Holy Experiment.” A fascinating narrative told in four parts–enhanced by over 100 original illustrations, including views of Native American life, historic heroes and villains, and many detailed maps. This beautifully printed hard cover edition is available on-line at:
An historical travelogue tracing over 300 miles and 400 years, The Illustrated Delaware River is one of America’s most fascinating waterways. This handsomely printed hard cover edition features 140 original illustrations and is available on-line from all your other favorite on-line sources, including Amazon, as well as select book stores.
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